Generating Dialogue Forum on Clean Energy Good Governance and Regulation PRAYAS ENERGY GROUP Singapore 16 – 18 March 2008
Motivation and Objectives <ul><li>An exchange of views on clean energy </li></ul><ul><li>Explore the role of regulatory go...
Regulation and Clean Energy <ul><li>Context for electricity regulation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Global process of restructuri...
Tradeoffs <ul><li>Systems are set up to promote conventional options </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Megawatts vs. “Negawatts </li>...
Balancing Interests… The Importance of Governance <ul><li>Regulatory decisions involve judgment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Inco...
Clean Energy and Regulatory Governance <ul><li>Clarity of mandate </li></ul><ul><li>Completeness and accessibility of info...
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Nakhooda Intro

"Generating Dialogue: Forum on Clean Energy, Good Governance, and Regulation" Presented by Smita Nakhooda
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
Published in: Technology      Business      
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Transcripts - Nakhooda Intro

  • 1. Generating Dialogue Forum on Clean Energy Good Governance and Regulation PRAYAS ENERGY GROUP Singapore 16 – 18 March 2008
  • 2. Motivation and Objectives <ul><li>An exchange of views on clean energy </li></ul><ul><li>Explore the role of regulatory governance in promoting clean energy </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss practical measures to promote clean energy </li></ul>
  • 3. Regulation and Clean Energy <ul><li>Context for electricity regulation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Global process of restructuring and reform </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Specific country contexts </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Broadening context </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Social and environmental concerns </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Global climate change </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Regulators are stakeholders in international decisions </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Many efforts to grapple with clean energy </li></ul>
  • 4. Tradeoffs <ul><li>Systems are set up to promote conventional options </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Megawatts vs. “Negawatts </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Promoting clean technology vs. increasing quality access </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Intermittency of many RE technologies </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tensions between additional costs of clean energy and affordability </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reasonable costs? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>e.g. Low cost of coal vs. higher upfront costs of renewables </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Evolving potential of clean energy options </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>New technologies e.g. concentrating solar or CCS </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Environmental and social impacts of conventional vs. clean technologies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Local issues vs. global climate change? </li></ul></ul>
  • 5. Balancing Interests… The Importance of Governance <ul><li>Regulatory decisions involve judgment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Incomplete information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Multiple solutions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Competing interests </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Needs regulatory credibility (in addition to technical capacity) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Robust decision making process </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“input” vs. “output” credibility </li></ul></ul>
  • 6. Clean Energy and Regulatory Governance <ul><li>Clarity of mandate </li></ul><ul><li>Completeness and accessibility of information </li></ul><ul><li>Depth of stakeholder engagement and public hearings </li></ul><ul><li>Capacity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Regulators </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Government </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Civil society </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Industry </li></ul></ul>

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